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The functions of the organization shall be to:

  • Identify and analyze issues affecting the practice of CNAs.
  • Promote the quality of basic and continuing education programs for CNAs.
  • Monitor clinical practice issues affecting the direct and indirect patient care activities of CNAs and their impact on educational programming.
  • Provide a forum for the exploration and discussion of problems unique to CNA education.
  • Represent and serve as spokespersons for CNA education.
  • Study and evaluate trends and research in education, nursing, and healthcare.
  • Issue statements of position and recommendation to appropriate government bodies.

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INSTRUCTOR CODE: UPON COMPLETION OF A Train The Trainer Course your Program Coordinator or you must apply for an instructor code with a copy of their TtT/Evaluator certificate(s), an updated resume and a CPR card. Please send all in an Email IDPH at dph.bnatp@illinois.gov

SPRING 2020: March 6th, at the Plaza Hotel, Springfield


The Annual Illinois CNA Instructor Conference “Meet and Greet” will be held from 7-9p.m.  in the Capital Room on the 12th floor of the Crowne Plaza Hotel. Guests can stop by for some hors d’oeuvres, wine, and soda.

NEW TtT Online Refresher Courses
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  • This course is intended for those instructors due for a refresher in 2019. This is the first component of the refresher requirement.
  • Participants must be approved to teach theory, clinical and Alzheimer’s content and be an Approved Evaluator prior to registering for this course.

Train the Trainer courses

  • Please contact Randy Carey-Walden, RN, MSN, CCM, Public Service Administrator for the Illinois Department of Public Health Education & Training Division. Email IDPH at dph.bnatp@illinois.gov with participant questions.

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